Category Archives: EW Member Content

From Accountant to Ironman — and Back

  By Stephen D. Mayer Managing Partner, SD Mayer & Associates (San Francisco, CA) EW Member In November 2012, I started a new firm after leaving the one I co-founded and ran for 25 years. On that same day, I … Continue reading

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Sometimes Its Not What You Do…Its What You Don’t Do

I had an interesting conversation with the Managing Partner of a firm last week and part of the discussion moved toward client retention, pricing, and how competitive the market is. As we continued, it was clear that more often than … Continue reading

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Costmasters Partners with the Brussels SME Week

  BECI, the Brussels Enterprises Commerce and Industry (Chamber of Commerce) will organize its 4th SME week in June 2013.  Each company can have a free 30 minutes consultation on different topics (see schedule below). This year, Costmasters will be … Continue reading

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Vedant Corporate Services Opens New Office

Vedant Corporate Services, an EW member firm in India, was incorporated in 2006 to provide personalized professional services to enterprises needing business support in accounts, finance tax & legal compliance matters. In just a short span of time, Vedant achieved … Continue reading

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O’Connor & Drew: IT Audit Services

  At O’Connor & Drew, we provide independent and objective assurance of your IT controls. Using industry recognized frameworks and best practices; we assess your company’s technology risks and evaluate existing controls for risk mitigation. Your business processes are constantly … Continue reading

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Recent Updates for Cyprus

Recent Updates for Cyprus P. Constantinou & Co. LTD Certified Public Accountants & Business Advisors 28 March 2013 Further to the Eurogroup decision imposed last Monday, Cyprus has managed to restore its financial stability. After hard negotiations, Cyprus has prevailed … Continue reading

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How to avoid fraud and manage human resources in Foreign Invested Enterprises

  Co-Written by Mr. Klaus Koehler, Founder and Chairman of Klako Group and Ms. Kristina Koehler, Director of Klako Group Many small to medium-sized companies come to China with the idea that establishing their Representative Office, Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise … Continue reading

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BACK-TO-BACK LOANS FOR CYPRUS COMPANIES

  Back-to-back loans are financial instruments in which a Cyprus tax resident company borrows, and in turn lends this amount to related parties. This arrangement is widely favored by international companies which use a Cyprus company to redistribute their profits, … Continue reading

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When “What If?” Becomes “What Now?”

  By Jordan Gould Partner, SBLR LLP Chartered Accountants One of the most important – but often ignored – reasons for preparing for the future succession of a business is to minimize the fallout from the unexpected.  While things don’t … Continue reading

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The Company You Keep

  The old business saying goes “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”.  David Avrin upgraded this philosophy with his book titled, “It’s Not Who You Know – It’s Who Knows You!”  Harvey MacKay then trumped them both … Continue reading

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